Examples from the Web for afternoon
And it was sad, very sad, to be with Mister Ham Wednesday afternoon.
His success later in the afternoon has staggered a nation and sent two families reeling from heartache that never diminishes.Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu, Protesters?|Mike Barnicle|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bit, in which two chopper-riding mamas host an afternoon talk show, started off well.The Curious Little Shell That Restarted Jenny Slate’s Career|Luke Hopping|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throughout the afternoon, Rashid was inundated with phone calls and knocks on the door.
On Sunday afternoon both Babinets and Dimitriyev were released after several hours of detention.Putin’s Favorite Acolyte Terrorizes Human Rights Activists|Anna Nemtsova|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the afternoon advances, for variation, there is a fight at the barriers.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis
Though late in the afternoon, the sun was hot, the air sultry.The Wonder of War on Land|Francis Rolt-Wheeler
He will be at church this afternoon; so, suppose you call here at nine this evening.
George Sannel could never remember with distinctness the ensuing events of that afternoon.Jan of the Windmill|Juliana Horatia Ewing
The vice president in charge of programs dropped into the 205studio that afternoon and watched them work for over an hour.Janet Hardy in Radio City|Ruthe S. Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for afternoon
- the period of the day between noon and evening
- (as modifier)afternoon tea
Word Origin and History for afternoon
c.1300, from after + noon. In 15c.-16c., the form was at afternoon; from c.1600 it has been in the afternoon. Middle English also had aftermete "afternoon, part of the day following the noon meal," mid-14c.